Ray Seese was born on June 16th, 1931, in Carnegie, Pennsylvania and went quickly to heaven on May 25th, 2004. After enjoying his childhood in Ellenboro, West Virginia, and graduating from Pennsboro High School, Ray served his country five years in the United States Navy. He earned a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from Marietta College in 1959, and soon thereafter entered the oil and gas industry. Ray worked as a team leader for BJ Process and Pipeline Services, retiring in February 2004 after twenty-six years of service. He was currently working for Valkyrie Commissioning Service as a services support specialist.
Ray and his family moved to Conroe, Texas, in 1974 and lived for thirty years in Panorama Village. He was a valued and highly respected member of the First Presbyterian Church of Conroe. Ray willingly and ably served the church as an Elder for two terms with the Property and Grounds Ministry and was a regular participant in several Bible Study programs and Sunday School. He gave his heart, soul, and wisdom to his Savior, to his family, and to the members of the church. His giving nature, kind heart, and loving ways will be greatly missed.
Ray Seese was preceded in death by his son, Eric Seese and a brother, Harry Seese. He is survived by his wife, Addilee Seese of Conroe; daughters, Rosanna Fagan of Boardman, Ohio and Tanna Warrington of Willis; sister, Carol Merritt and husband Mike of La Plata, Maryland; grandchildren, Carla Fagan, Morgan Warrington, and Madison Warrington. A host of other loving extended family and friends also survive. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his name to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 2727 N. Loop 336 West, Conroe, TX 77304.
Funeral services for Ray B. Seese, 72, of Conroe will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2004 at 11 a.m. in the First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Rick Young officiating. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, May 28, 2004 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Cashner Funeral Home. Inurnment will be on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at 11 a.m. in Garden Park Cemetery.